Handmade items are among the most popular choices for people who want to give out party favors these days. This is because these items reflect more effort and sincerity from the organizer like you. But, handmade items don’t necessarily mean that they are cheap. In fact, there are many handmade items that are more expensive than the regular ones.
In this time of crisis, one of the things that people on a tight budget should learn is maximizing their resources. For those who have knowledge on baking, one of the good party favors for them to bake a cake, cookies, or bread for them. This is quite practical because you need not spend time and money in finding the item after the party. To make your handmade party favor more presentable, you can place it in a personally-crafted colorful box or wrap it in a nice cookie jar.
If you have talent in cooking, you can the cook dish or create your very own specialty dish or dessert for and give it out as a party favor. This is also quite practical because it can add up to the food that you have prepared for the party.
If you are into crafts, one of the party favor ideas is personally-crafted items. Handmade items such personalized cards; a painting, a portrait, a sculpture, or even a hand-sewn piece of clothing can be a party favor. Those who are inclined to photography can give out printed photo of the celebrant and place it in a nice picture frame. This would definitely one of the gifts the celebrator would not forget because she or he can display it. Those who are literary inclined can write a simple poem or short story about the celebrant and print it in a nice paper to be read during the party.
Maximizing your resources
If you dont have the knack for any of the mentioned above, dont despair because there are still lots of good party favor ideas out there. What you can do is organize your budget and scout various bazaars and stores on sale inside the malls to find a good yet cheap party favors. The following are some good party favor ideas available for you when you search malls and stores:
1. A set of unique decors and ornaments. This may include a set of angels, figurines, and other items that are nice to display but not so expensive. If you have decided to give this, make sure that you choose something that the recipient likes such as his or her favorite cartoon character or something that can add up to his or her collection, if any.
2. A food basket. This should contain all the favorite food of the attendees. If they are figure conscious, wrap up a wide selection of fruits and veggies as a party favor. If the attendees are into healthy foods, try to wrap up items that are healthy or if they are into wines, wrap up at least two to three bottles of cheap wine that comes with small crystal glasses.
3. A box or basket of sweet treats. This is the perfect party favor for those that have “sweet tooth”. One great party favor idea for attendees is a box or small basket of sweet treats including candies, tarts, and different kinds of chocolates.